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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 14 January 2015

Hotel Presidente is ideally located in the heart of downtown San Jose, minutes away (walking) from all the historic churches, museums, squares as well as all the shopping areas/ banks and ATMs. Taxis are available in plenty right outside or the hotel will arrange them for you. The daily breakfast is awesome and the hotel restaurant is great for dinners...

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5Thank Roro36
Reno, Nevada
Reviewed 12 January 2015

It took a while to find, most of the streets were one way and you cannot really see the hotel from the street as easily as I thought, once I found the door, they showed us where to park our car (free parking, very secure), just around the corner. The hotel itself wasn't fancy but it had an old feel...

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Revelstoke, Canada
Reviewed 12 January 2015

For starters I should say I do not enjoy San Jose as a city. This hotel is nice though, clean, and a nice mirage to walk into off the streets. You can not drive directly up to it at this time though , so you have to drag your suitcases a bit. Did not like there was no room service...

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1Thank sandra w
Groningen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 9 January 2015

To start with: when driving your own (rental) car, it is a really tough job to reach this hotel. The road system of San José is complicated with many small one-way streets in the neighbourhood of the hotel. Be prepared. This also means that the hotel is located nicely in the centre of town. Right now, they are heavily rebuilding...

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4Thank WvdP
Chihuahua, Mexico
Reviewed 6 January 2015

The hotel was nice, the first night I had the presidential room very big, the breakfast it has so many variety that I did not know what to eat. The beans with rice, was very different but tasty, I am Mexican but usually I do not eat beans, I know is strange but I just don't. So in this case...

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1Thank ncaraveo
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 January 2015

We stayed here for two nights (10th, 11th and 19th November) at the beginning of our tour and one night at the end. We were given an upgraded room with a whirlpool bath on the first two nights. The bath was lovely, although took nearly an hour to run due to the size. There were two large beds which were...

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3Thank yvettelisab
Markham, Canada
Reviewed 31 December 2014

We stayed at Hotel Presidente for a total of 3 nights. We stayed in two rooms: the first two nights of our vacation and the last night of our vacation. My husband and I arrived a couple of hours prior to check in and were given a large, clean room with a king-sized bed. The staff met our every request...

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2Thank Jenn2047
Province of San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 30 December 2014

Large upgraded room, great location, friendly helpful staff. Wonderful comfortable room, large bed. Breakfast was good, amplified group singing on Christmas mornin was a bit loud, but different and nice

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2Thank deuxvirgo11
Reviewed 29 December 2014 via mobile

We booked the hotel for the first leg of our CR trip and stayed three nights. The king size bed was luxurious, and we both slept really well each night. The breakfast buffet in the morning is included and had omelette station, variety of delicious fresh fruit, OJ and coffee, pancakes, bacon, and Gallo pinto. We sat up near the...

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1Thank Bridget G
Florida
Reviewed 28 December 2014

My wife and I arrived prior to check in and were given a room that was clean and modern. Jonathan the Concierge told us that if we were bothered by the construction noise he would change our room. We did not last an hour before we asked to change rooms due to the loud construction work being done on our...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An iconic landmark in San Jose, Costa Rica, Hotel Presidente is a contemporary urban retreat in the heart of downtown San Jose. With its vibrant ambiance, modern decor and great service, our 4-star upscale hotel is the symbol of hospitality and the cultural soul Costa Rica's capital city. Celebrated for our eco-friendly tourism practices, Hotel Presidente is a window into Costa Rica's land, people and heritage. Experience an unforgettable vacation adventure, romantic getaway or business trip at Hotel Presidente... the place to relax, connect, inspire, dine, and explore Costa Rica! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Presidente

Address: Central Avenue Blvd | 7th Street, San Jose 2922-1000, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: €83 - €140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Presidente 3.5*
Number of rooms: 82
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Also Known As:
Presidente San Jose
Hotel Presidente Costa Rica/San Jose
Hotel Style:
#1 Casino Hotel in San Jose
#6 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
#8 Family Hotel in San Jose
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